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Learning Through Video Games
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Learning Through Video Games

Audra Reigle Contributing WriterFor some students, education can be boring, and they may not be particularly invested in some subjects. The issue spurs educators to find ways to make lessons more engaging for students. These days, video games are not just for entertainment but, for education too. Games most people wouldn’t expect […]

We are Looking to Hire a News Editor!
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We are Looking to Hire a News Editor!

The Mace and Crown is currently hiring for the position of news editor. Are you excited about keeping up with the latest breakthroughs on campus and the surrounding community? Are you ready to be a part of the fast-moving, upbeat Mace and Crown community? Send us your resume along with […]

Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Turbo Kid,’ ‘See You in Valhalla’ and ‘Uncanny’
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Monarch Movie Minute: ‘Turbo Kid,’ ‘See You in Valhalla’ and ‘Uncanny’

Megan Snyder Contributing Writer‘Turbo Kid’ (2015) | Unrated | 93 min. | 🎬🎬🎬It’s 1997, and acid rain contaminates much of Earth’s water supply. All life struggles to exist. An orphaned teenage comic enthusiast forages for supplies. His only means of transportation? The humble bicycle. Welcome to the Wasteland.The “Kid” reluctantly […]

More Snow Days Likely with El Niño
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More Snow Days Likely with El Niño

Ben Maxie Staff WriterOld Dominion University students notice the unusual weather this winter, including the snowstorm two weeks ago. The El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO), usually referred to as El Niño, has been in effect over the 2015-2016 winter and might bring more northern storms our way.El Niño is essentially a […]

Preview: Super Bowl 50
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Preview: Super Bowl 50

Brendan Abban Contributing WriterSuper Bowl 50 has many different, compelling storylines that have made it one of the biggest emotional tug-of-wars to date. From the rumors that this could be Peyton Manning’s last ride, to the underdog Cinderella story for the Carolina Panthers and its leader Cam Newton. The odds […]

Lady Monarchs Celebrate 1000 Wins, Sweep FIU
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Lady Monarchs Celebrate 1000 Wins, Sweep FIU

Lyndsey Fields Contributing WriterOld Dominion’s Lady Monarchs had the chance to celebrate over 1,000 program wins Saturday afternoon and then continued to sweep Florida International University to add to their numbers. Not only did they have the opportunity to look back at their wins, they also got to acknowledge those […]

Jack Dechow Talks Wrestling with the Mace
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Jack Dechow Talks Wrestling with the Mace

Matt O’Brien Sports EditorJack Dechow stands outside the wrestling room in the Jim Jarret Athletic Building. He has a big bruise under his eye, but he cracks a smile. Dechow recalls the first time he wrestled ODU alum Billy Curling at Granby Camp.“It was my first taste of collegiate wrestling. […]

Monarch Music Minute: Charlie Puth, Kevin Gates, Dream Theater
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Monarch Music Minute: Charlie Puth, Kevin Gates, Dream Theater

Adam Flores Arts & Entertainment EditorCharlie Puth – ‘Nine Track Mind’ 💿💿💿💿💿“Nine Track Mind” is Charlie Puth’s debut record released on Jan. 29 and the follow-up to his “Some Type of Love” EP. The singer-songwriter and producer initially gained popularity by posting his work on YouTube. Starting with covers on […]

Review: The Witness, So Many Puzzles
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Review: The Witness, So Many Puzzles

Ross Reelachart Staff Writer“The Witness” is the newest game developed by Jonathan Blow, creator of the critically-acclaimed, independent game, “Braid.” The player awakes alone on a mysterious and beautiful island with no information or memory to speak of. The only thing to do is solve puzzles–so many puzzles.Unlike Blow’s previous […]

Lady Monarchs Blast FAU in 40-point Victory
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Lady Monarchs Blast FAU in 40-point Victory

Michael High Staff WriterJust two days before alumni night, the Old Dominion Lady Monarchs (8-12, 4-4) looked similar to the great teams of the past. The team used a balanced offensive attack and a smothering defense to run away with an 85-45 victory over the Florida Atlantic University Lady Owls Thursday […]